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The Ship Inn, Leven

3.5-star3.5 stars
The ToftElie, LevenScotlandKY9 1DTUnited Kingdom

Leven beachfront inn with restaurant, bar/lounge
  • Free full breakfast and free WiFi
  • Collect nightsYou can collect® Rewards nights here


  • First time visitor to Scotland and couldn’t have picked a better place to stay - by the…Jul 25, 2018
  • Upon arriving I was unsure as to whether or not to stay as it seemed remote and in a…Sep 16, 2017
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From 78 reviewsTripAdvisor Traveller Rating

The Ship Inn, Leven

from $96
  • Deluxe Double or Twin Room
  • Premium Double or Twin Room
  • Superior Double or Twin Room

What’s around The Ship Inn, Leven


  • On the beach
  • Elie Beach - 6 min walk
  • Billow Ness Beach - 5.1 mi / 8.2 km
  • Anstruther Golf Club - 5.2 mi / 8.3 km
  • Scottish Fisheries Museum - 5.6 mi / 9 km
  • Kellie Castle - 6.3 mi / 10.1 km
  • Leven Beach - 9.3 mi / 14.9 km
  • University of St. Andrews - 13.5 mi / 21.7 km

Getting around

  • Dundee (DND) - 51 min drive
  • Edinburgh (EDI) - 61 min drive
  • Springfield Station - 27 min drive
  • Cupar Station - 28 min drive
  • Markinch Station - 29 min drive
  • Free parking nearby
  • Onsite parking not available
  • Free area shuttle

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • 6 rooms


  • Check-in time 4 PM-11 PM
  • Check-out time is 11 AM
The front desk is open daily until 11 PM
If you are planning to arrive after 11 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation.

Required at check in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


  • Pets allowed *

  • Specific rooms only, restrictions apply *


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • No parking

  • Free nearby parking


  • Free area shuttle

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

At the property

Food and drink
  • Free full breakfast daily
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Barbecue grills
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Garden
  • Terrace

In the room

Home comforts
  • Espresso maker
Sleep well
  • Premium bedding
Freshen up
  • Free toiletries
Be entertained
  • Flat-screen TV
Stay connected
  • Free WiFi
Food and drink
  • Free bottled water
  • Daily housekeeping

Special features


Onsite venue - This restaurant specializes in local cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

The Ship Inn, Leven’s small print

Also known as

  • Ship inn Elie
  • Ship Elie
  • Ship inn Leven


Guests must contact this hotel in advance to reserve a crib (infant bed) or rollaway bed. Contact the office using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

Pet-friendly rooms can be requested by contacting the property at the number on the booking confirmation.

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

Optional extras

Rollaway beds are available for GBP 15 per day

Pets are allowed for an extra charge of GBP 15 per pet, per stay

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

Recent reviews

Exceptional 9.4 From 30 reviews

The Ship Inn, Leven
Lovely old pub/ hotel with 4 star facilities
Lovely situated small hotel with restaurant - the food was very good.The staff were very friendly and working hard. Food was very good, we had paella. Would suggest you try for a room with a sea view as the location is beautiful.
Patricia, gb1 night trip
The Ship Inn, Leven
A Must stay if you are in this location
Absolutely brilliant , food stunning landlord took time to meet and greet staff were all fantastic , had my Boss over from the Netherlands he could not believe the high standard achieved. Am now planning to take some colleagues back for a weekend next year for a golf break in the area
Dave, gb1 night business trip
The Ship Inn, Leven
Loved the room and it's view across the beach. Staff were friendly and helpful. Food was excellent. A really pleasant stay.
A Traveler, gb1 night romance trip
The Ship Inn, Leven
Excellent stay highly recommend. Rooms cleaned to a high standard friendly staff. Location of hotel was good food in hotel was prepared to a high standard.
David, gb1 night romance trip
The Ship Inn, Leven
Tucked away by the harbour
Great little place well tucked away. Lovely room, lovely food, good real ale and great views
Radley, gb1 night business trip

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The Ship Inn, Leven

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